The Oregon Men’s Basketball team ran away from the Beavers early Tuesday night at Matthew Knight Arena, winning in dominating fashion 85-43. Oregon opened up on a long 21-0 run, and didn’t allow Oregon State to score until 10:43 left in the first half. Freshmen guard Payton Pritchard had the hot hand for Oregon, finishing with 17 points and 5 rebounds. The Ducks got great contributions from Villanova transfer Dylan Ennis as well. Ennis came away with 16 points and 5 assists. The Oregon defense was responsible for the Oregon State shooting struggles, as Oregon came way 12 blocks. Oregon State would finish the game shooting just 31.4% from the field compared to Oregon’s 51.9%. Oregon will move it’s attention to Thursday, when it takes on California at 6pm at Matthew Knight Arena.
Game Story (by Cameron Derby)
Payton Pritchard and Casey Benson